Top Falls Church Stories on the News-Press Online in 2016

December 30, 2016 9:55 AM0 comments

As we say farewell to 2016, the News-Press looks back at the five most popular posts on FCNP.com over the last 12 months.

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Longtime F.C. Resident, Arthur ‘Art’ Kaye Dies

December 28, 2016 8:18 PM0 comments

Arthur Scott Kaye, beloved husband of Merelyn Kaye, father to Kristin Karnis and Karin Morrison, grandfather to Jessica, Katherine, and Emily Karnis, and Taylor Morrison, departed this earth on December 28 after fighting a long illness. Art was born in Washington, D.C. on July 12, 1934. After serving in the […]

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City of F.C. Leaders Predict Biggest Issue in 2017 is School Campus Site

8:13 PM0 comments

How the George Mason High School campus development project proceeds in 2017, with the prospect of as much as a $120 million price tag and a public referendum in the fall, is at the front of the minds of a wide cross-section of leaders in the City of Falls Church, according to a News-Press survey this week.

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Weather Forecast Bodes Well for Big ‘Watch Night’ Turnout in F.C. Saturday

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Celebrating the New Year in Falls Church should be a pleasant affair with forecasts of clear and mild weather for this Saturday during the City’s annual Watch Night festivities.

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Falls Church Man Charged in Dec. 26 Alexandria Stabbing

December 27, 2016 7:01 PM0 comments

A 34-year-old man from Falls Church has been charged in an alleged stabbing that occurred in Alexandria in evening of Monday, Dec. 26, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Detectives have charged Donnell D. Nesbitt, of Falls Church, with malicious wounding for allegedly stabbing another man. An investigation by […]

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Mason Row Begins Site Plan Approval Process

December 21, 2016 7:45 PM0 comments

Appearing before the Falls Church Planning Commission Monday night, key figures in the development of the 4.3-acre Mason Row mixed-use project that won unanimous approval from the F.C. City Council this year, discussed their site plan, submitted with a check for $57,000 cost last month, that included some added touches […]

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F.C. Schools Ramp Up Superintendent Search

7:44 PM0 comments

At a work session this Tuesday, members of the Falls Church School Board received a preliminary report from its superintendent search consultants, BWP and Associates, a noted educational leadership search firm, about the process it proposes leading to the selection of a new permanent superintendent of schools by April 1, […]

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‘DMV On Wheels’ Dates for F.C. in ’17 Listed

7:43 PM0 comments

DMV 2 Go is a full-service Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) on wheels. A recreational vehicle parks in front of City Hall, 330 Park Ave., on select Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., according to Falls Church Revenue Commissioner Tom Clinton. The accessible office provides all DMV transactions including […]

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Connolly Sponsors Foreign Interference Act

7:42 PM0 comments

Led by Falls Church area Congressman Gerry Connolly, Democratic members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs have introduced legislation that would impose sanctions on any foreign person or entity found to interfere illegally with a U.S. election. The Protect American Democracy Act authored by Connolly and Ranking Member Eliot […]

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Panjshir Afghan Restaurant Inks Deal To Relocate Into Renovated ‘Lily Strip’

7:39 PM0 comments

Yet another small business being displaced by new development in Falls Church will be landing on its feet, and in a location that will enhance its exposure to the public.

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